Jessie Fayle

Interviews

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  • Interview with Mrs Jessie Fayle

    Elizabeth Ardern-Corris interviews Mrs Jessie Fayle, who grew up in Peel as a child. Interview topics include:

    • Early school days
    • Church and Sunday School Choir
    • Death and funerals
    • Local characters
    • Shops in Peel
    • Working as a tailoress
    • Joining the ATS (Air Raid Precautions)
    • Joining the Navy as a nurse
    • Meeting husband and getting married
    • Growing older 

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More Photos

  • Mrs Jessie Fayle nee Clucas aged c.22 years old in her VAD (Voluntary Aid Detachment) uniform
  • Mrs Jessie Fayle nee Clucas aged 24 years old in her St. John nurses uniform in Southport
  • Mrs Jessie Fayle's future husband John Fayle aged 22 years old in his army uniform
  • Mrs Jessie Fayle nee Clucas, 2nd from the left, back row, in Southport
  • Mrs Jessie Fayle's mother Mrs Clucas is on the left with Miss Watterson (Captain Watterson's sister) buying fish from John Quirk in Peel. Date unknown
  • Mrs Jessie Fayle nee Clucas aged c.7 years old is on the right with May Nicholas on the left, dressed up for a school concert
  • Mrs Jessie Fayle's grandparents Philip and Margaret Quane. Date unknown
  • Mrs Jessie Fayle at her home in 2012